By Henry E. Allison

ISBN-10: 0521791545

ISBN-13: 9780521791540

ISBN-10: 0521795346

ISBN-13: 9780521795340

This booklet constitutes some of the most vital contributions to contemporary Kant scholarship. In it, one of many pre-eminent interpreters of Kant, Henry Allison, bargains a complete, systematic, and philosophically astute account of all elements of Kant's perspectives on aesthetics. the 1st a part of the ebook analyses Kant's perception of reflective judgment and its connections with either empirical wisdom and judgments of flavor. the second one and 3rd components deal with questions that Allison insists has to be stored distinctive: the normativity of natural judgments of style, and the ethical and systematic importance of style. The fourth half considers vital subject matters frequently ignored within the research of Kant's aesthetics: his conceptions of good paintings, and the sublime.

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